Registration Now Open for RISI's Asian Pulp & Paper Conference

BEDFORD, Mass., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today opens registration for the 14th annual Asian Pulp and Paper Conference. The Asian Conference, the premier event for the pulp and paper industry, will take place June 17-19, 2013 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Shanghai, China.

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The conference will feature an impressive lineup of guest speakers representing leading companies from each aspect of the pulp and paper industry discussing challenges and opportunities they are facing. In addition, there will be RISI's first Global Timberland Investments Seminar addressing the outward investments in forests and timber around the world.

Attendees for the conference will include executives from paper companies, merchants, pulp producers, suppliers, financial and market analysts, and other end-users.

RISI has negotiated discounted room rates at the Four Seasons Hotel for the 2013 conference. The discounted rates are available for a limited time, so attendees are encouraged to book their reservations early.

On June 18, the program features industry experts covering must hear topics. Speakers will include pulp and paper producers, financial analysts, associations and many more. We will also be hosting a CEO Executive Panel which will consist of a round table discussion with the region's leading executives.

The second day of the program on June 19, attendees will hear from RISI experts and their forecasts for specific industry sectors, including:

  • Hannah Zhao, Senior Economist, Recovered Paper
  • Minnie Kong, Associate Economist, Fiber
  • Kurt Schaefer, Vice President, Fiber
  • Li Meng, Asian Graphic Paper Economist
  • John Maine, Vice President, Graphic Paper
  • Portia Zhao, Senior Product Manager
  • Esko Uutela, Principal Economist, Tissue
  • Ken Waghorne, Vice President, Packaging
  • Han Yao, Economist, Asian Paper Packaging

On June 19, we will also be hosting our new seminar on Global Timberland Investment Trends and Opportunities for Chinese Investors at the Four Seasons Hotel in Shanghai, China. The seminar will feature important information on outward investments in forests and timber around the world.

Conference registrations for both of these premier events are currently available at www.risi.com/asiaconf.

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For Press Enquiries, please contact:
Caitlin Howe
Marketing Specialist 
O: +1.781.734.8956 
E: events@risi.com

Notes to Editors:

About Asian Pulp & Paper Conference (www.risi.com/asiaconf)

The 14th RISI Asian Pulp and Paper Conference will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Shanghai on June 17-19, 2013. The conference will address some of the keys issues facing the Asian pulp and paper industry. The first RISI Global Timberland Investments Seminar will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Shanghai on June 19, 2013. The seminar will address the outward investments in forests and timber around the world. More information regarding the event programs and registration details can be found at www.risi.com/asiaconf.

About RISI (www.risi.com)

Owned by UBM plc, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange, RISI is the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The company works with clients in the pulp and paper, wood products, timber, biomass, tissue, nonwovens, printing and publishing industries to help them make better decisions.

Headquartered in Boston, MA, RISI operates additional offices throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia.

About UBM plc (www.ubm.com)

UBM plc is a leading global company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.



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